Tags Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

Security ills of health care sector draw senator's attention

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

Hackers have haunted the industry for years, leveraging medical devices to steal valuable personal information or launch highly publicized ransomware attacks.

Health agency looks to bolster cybersecurity with new guidelines for industry

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The Department of Health and Human Services has released voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for health care professionals.

Attackers behind CMS portal breach used legit accounts to swipe data

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

Attackers "used the front door," according to acting CMS CIO Rajiv Uppal, and had the ability to access a ton of PII.

Former HHS CISO to join voting technology vendor as security lead

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

The former CISO of the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a role at one of the country's largest voting machine manufacturers as its head of security.

Medical supply giant Fresenius Medical Care fined $3.5 million for five data breaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The list of violations is long, including a lack of necessary encryption and security policies.

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